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Response to jimmy the one (Reply #90)

Sat Jun 8, 2019, 02:54 AM

92. Relevance.

Ergo, from 1981 to 1991, call it the 'reagan era', unintentional/accidental firearm deaths dropped 23%; from 1991 to 2001 (clinton era) accidental firearm deaths dropped by 44.3%; from 2001 to 2011 the bush era, accidental FA deaths dropped 26%.

Let's be precise, shall we? Reagan left office in 1989. Clinton didn't enter the White House until 1993. G.W. Bush left office in 2009. If you're going to cherry-pick data, please don't do it with a bulldozer. And please explain why the decline began under Ronny and what you think it was that Bill Clinton did to accelerate it.

Experts attribute the decline to a mix of gun safety education programs, state laws regulating gun storage in homes and a drop in the number of households that have guns.

--https://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-accidental-gun-deaths-20180101-story.html

One, two, three causal factors. Your favorite comes last. Care to comment?

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